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Beginner Backpacking & Yoga: Indiana

Join a group of adventurers excited to learn backpacking skills on the Knobstone Trail this fall!

  • Starts Sep 13
  • 550 US dollars
  • Spurgeon Hollow Trailhead, Scottsburg, IN

Available spots

Service Description

SEPTEMBER 13 - 15, 2024: Are you interested in learning more about backpacking in a beginner-friendly environment that focuses on learning through experience and a Growth Mindset? ALL-GENDERS WELCOME! Are you looking to take a break from your day - to - day grind and step into the forest for 3 days of backpacking, yoga, reflection and connecting? Then this is the retreat for you! During this 3 day/2 night backpacking and yoga retreat you will learn how to pack a backpack, how to navigate witingh a map and compass, how to identify backcountry campsites, how to set up a "critter hang," how to tie a multitude of knots, how to build a fire and more! The following will also be a part of this backpacking adventure: *2-3 Yoga Sessions/day *Solo time for reflection and journaling *Guided Nature meditation *1 on 1 check in with your instructor, Patty Haltom, prior to the trip *A 6 week guided Backpacking Mental and Physical Wellness training plan to help you prepare for the adventure *All gear needed for a backpacking trip except for personal items (this does not include backpack or sleeping bag, but these are available for rent via Project Reteach) *A packing list for the adventure *A map of the area *All food (vegan and gluten free meals/snacks) *Project Reteach T-Shirt or sweatshirt (additional fee for sweatshirts) *Laughing, connecting and making new amazing friends all while adventuring in beautiful southern Indiana We will all meet and end at the Spurgeon Hollow Trailhead in Scottsburg, Indiana! Please reach out to Patty Haltom at with any additional questions or to set up a phone call to chat more! PAYMENT PLANS AVAILABLE!!! :) NO REFUNDS AVAILABLE - CREDITS FOR CANCELING CAN BE APPLIED TO FUTURE OUTINGS/RETREATS :)

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

To cancel, please contact me directly in no less than 7 days before an event at For all multi-day trips, please give 90 day notice for cancellation. Anything canceled in less than 90 days cannot be refunded. Refunds cannot be issued for cancellations under 96 hours for 1 day experiences.

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